Category Archives: Borneo

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In search of the Clouded leopard

I returned to Borneo in February 2017, with the specific focus of looking for the Sunda Clouded leopard. The Clouded leopard used to be a notoriously difficult cat to see in the wild. Mainly, because no […]

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In search of the Clouded leopard – Danum Valley

I have had my eye on Danum Valley for a number of years, ever since I first heard about it while living in Thailand. A field station surrounded by ancient rainforest, where Clouded leopards and […]

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In search of the Flat-headed cat – quest fulfilled

On my last day in Kinabatangan, I decided to make the most of the time I had left and joined a morning river cruise. After a night spent on the river, 6 am start did […]

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In search of the Flat-headed cat – Days 2 & 3

My second morning in the jungle started way too early. I woke up blurry-eyed at 7am so full of nervous energy that I couldn’t go back to sleep. For something to do I joined Dan […]

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In search of the Flat-headed cat – Day 1

Deep in the ancient jungle of Malaysian Borneo, trapped in the narrow stretch of forest between the endless sea of oil-palm plantations and the Kinabatangan River, one of the world’s rarest and least known felines […]

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